Favorite amenities

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Located in Old City, The Empress Theodora is within a 5-minute walk of popular attractions such as Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern. This 18-room, 3.5-star hotel has free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. It's in central Istanbul and also a short walk from Istanbul Archaeology Museum and Hippodrome.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 8 AM to 10 AM. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.

Rooms

All 18 air-conditioned accommodations feature dining areas. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and slippers. Other standard amenities include minibars, electric kettles, and free bottled water.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, The Empress Theodora offers a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for TRY 35 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, a library, and express check-in.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This Istanbul hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour/ticket assistance.

The Empress Theodora has designated areas for smoking.

  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Express check-in 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 18 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Library 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2011 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

The Empress Theodora offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Istanbul hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

The Empress Theodora has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM. Room service is available during limited hours.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: TRY 35 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Empress Theodora is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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